Members of the organic, farm-fresh produce industry have been trying to establish a foothold in Northeast Philadelphia for years. Somerton’s Walker Lodge will be the site of one company’s newest attempt next spring.
Problems with Roosevelt Boulevard
A 69-year-old Somerton man was struck by an auto at 6 p.m. Monday as he crossed Cottman Avenue and later died at Aria Health’s Torresdale campus, police said.
Before you secure your valuable possessions in a storage facility, police want you to know that not all storage facilities are as secure as you might expect. In fact, burglars have been targeting storage units in the Northeast with increasing frequency, according to Northeast Detectives.
The signs on the sales office walls at The Arbors at Eagle Pointe say Westrum Development Company, but John Westrum is marketing something more vital than homes. He’s really selling consumer confidence — which he has to do, considering he’s sitting on the largest and most unsold residential construction project in the Northeast and perhaps the city.
Born Patricia Worthington in 1928 into a family whose roots in Northeast Philadelphia go back more than 300 years, Pat Worthington Stopper has been collecting, preserving and sharing local history for decades.
Two Northeast Philadelphia children were critically injured when a pickup truck struck them as they walked home from school on Sept. 10.
This Saturday at 11 a.m., a state historical marker will be unveiled honoring a modest but very important Northeast Philadelphia building and the man primarily responsible for having it built.
A Wawa patron helped himself to a charity box on May 13, now detectives are trying to find the thief and about $100 in stolen donations that were meant to benefit children.